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Superb 4 Bed Villa in the Village of Lapta superb views & private pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroomed luxury Villa with private pool and stunning views

This individual 4 bedroom villa is in a quiet elevated position in the village of Lapta and enjoys panoramic sea and mountain views. Villa Harika is furnished to a high standard, the 4 bedrooms, 2 of which are en-suite, are all air conditioned. The lounge opens onto a terrace overlooking the 10x5m overflow pool. The Kitchen/diner is well appointed including washing machine, dishwasher, hob, oven and fridge/freezer. Outside there is a mature landscaped garden with BBQ. All rooms have radiators for central heating. A local shop & Wine bar The Legend of Troy within walking distance, and restaurant Charcos are close by. Local beaches, restaurants and well stocked supermarkets are a 5-10 minute drive away. The stunning harbour town of Kyrenia is a 15 -20 minute drive. Less than an hour from the airport of Ercan in the North and one and a half hours from Larnaca in the South the villa can be reached easily from your local airport. Car hire is recommended.


Property Manager
Jacquie
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Jacquie

This property is managed by Villabook. We deal direct with owners of quality Villas and help them to join the holiday rental business when not using their Villa.

All villas are personally inspected to check they meet our standards.

Your booking includes a meet and greet from a Villabook Representative. We can also advise on all your holiday needs E.G Car Hire and Airport transfers. There is always a Villabook representative to contact while here in resort. We are a registered company here is North Cyprus. Property owners use Villabook to ensure the best customer service for their guests. Our policy is Happy Owners Happy Guests Happy Holidays.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Guest comment Oct 2011 : Just a quick note to say thank you for the use of your spectacular villa. The comfort and quality was excellent and the position where it is situated was perfect for us. We have had an excellent two weeks of sunshine, swimming and relaxation and I felt that an e-mail was appropriate to just say thank you.



Guest comment July 2012 : Just a quick note to say you have under promised and over delivered! Lovely villa. We are having a great holiday



Guest Comment Oct 2012 : Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed the stay in your villa, it is even nicer than the photos and so well equipped. The weather was sunnny and hot, it all made for an excellent holiday.
Jan 2007
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Amenities

Lapta Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
    Shower room 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 share large ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bedroom 3 has en-suite shower, basin and WC Master bedroom (4) is an en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi bath, shower head, basin and WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin bedroom downstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Bedroom Downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Master bedroom with en-suite and dressing area
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Double bedroom upstairs with balcony and en-suite
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 (Grd floor) twin beds & A/C. Terrace & pool view. Bed 2 (Grd floor) twin beds & A/C. Bed 3 (1st floor) double bed, en-suite & A/C. Balcony - sea & mountain views Bed 4 (1st floor) king size bed, en-suite & A/C. Balcony - sea & mountain views.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Villa Harika is an ideal base for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. The large roman ended pool (10x5m) and surrounding paved areas are ideal locations for relaxing and enjoying the Cyprus sun. Mature landscaped gardens with BBQ. The large terrace in front of the villa provides shade and uninterrupted views of the sea. The elevated location provides cooling breezes during the hot summer months. Terraced areas and 2 balconies with sea and mountain views are equipped with ample sun beds (with cushions), sun shades, table and chairs. Paved car parking area and entrance gates. Walled surround to all aspects. Spectacular views. Utility Room: Washing machine, ironing board and iron Cleaning / Towels / Linen. Welcome pack provided. Bath towels and linen provided and changed weekly. Other: Diner with large extending pine table with 8 chairs.

Reviews

4.2/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Superb 4 Bed Villa in the Village of Lapta superb views & private pool
average rating of 4.2 based on 6 reviews
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NOT JUST DISSAPOINTING, DOWNRIGHT DIRTY

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Upon entering Villa Harika, we were in disbelief at what we saw. The only word to describe it is “dirty”. We really don’t know where to begin. We have stayed at many villas over the years and this is the first one that has shocked us, so much so, that we were unable to stay there and merely waited for the manager to arrive to hand her back the keys. It wasn’t just dusty, that we could have excused, but real ground in dirt. The kitchen appliances were greasy, kettle full of lime scale, kitchen sink was brown stained with bits of food in the drain hole. Counter tops dirty and greasy. The pedal bin in the kitchen had a supermarket bag inside it as a bin liner and when we lifted it out underneath was full of dirt and grime. The dining table chairs were still covered with bits of food from someone’s previous meal, oven was filthy inside. Only one toilet flushed barely and all toilets had excrement around the bowls, toilet seats and base. The manager proceeded to wipe her finger across this when we pointed it out to her. The bed linen was stained with what appeared to be old blood stains, nothing like the pictures on the website showing welcoming towels folded neatly on crisp clean bed sheets. The beds in the twin room only had dirty mattress covers on them, with hair on it, it looked like someone had just got out of the bed. The terrace was covered in bird droppings and full of leaves as was the swimming pool, there were no welcoming sun beds or umbrellas put out, like the pictures, they were still piled up with cobwebs in the corner. The manager’s response was there had been a storm, also that nobody uses the pool at this time of year so why would she put the beds and umbrellas out. (The next villa that we had to pay again to stay in) had also experienced this ‘so called’ storm but it was immaculately clean as was the inside of the villa. Upon re-checking the previous reviews they were old from August 2015 with no recent reviews, perhaps this is a new management company who has let the owners down and let the villa become into disrepair. The manager had an answer for everything we pointed out to her and then told us that we were “just too fussy”. We have the pictures of what we saw, even after this, they refused to return our money. The pictures on the website are totally exaggerated and misleading. The villa is neither superb or luxury and this description in their advertisement is given under false pretenses. Be vigilant when booking this villa!!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The guests arrived from Kuwait and seemed surprised it was winter here. I was disappointed to read your very negative review which was surprising considering you never stayed in the villa. And upon arrival could find so many faults. The kitchen appliances where not greasy and the owner had all new doors replaced in January to update the kitchen. There was some limescale in the kettle this has been descaled as it happens a lot here due to the water. Kitchen sink in the small middle section has been cleaned with specialist cleaner think its Tea that has stained this small section. The bin has been replaced but bins do rust at the bottom inside. All the toilets worked there are 4 in this property. No excrement around the bowls i wiped my finger to show the lady there was nothing there . The twin beds where not made up as only two guests these where the protectors on the mattresses and where not dirty. Blood stains on bed linen there was a small mark on the freshly laundered Single duvet cover in the other bedroom. this has been resent to the laundry. Terrace did have leaves its winter out here in April and all the trees are dropping the pool is cleaned once a week by a pool company and twice a week in the summer. Far too cold to use the 1st April. The beds where stacked up outside as it was raining and we had just had a storm. No reviews recently guests leave fantastic reviews in the guest book at the villa and helpful tips for the next guest. We are not a new company we have been in North Cyprus 3 years and have recently improved the Villa for the owner completely repainted outside. Garden all cut back for guests to enjoy the fantastic views. I said we don't clean out the Dyson Drum we empty it. the guest said we should wash the hoover out so its clean inside. At this point I said her expectations where to high. The drum has now been cleaned as best you can with a hoover. Guests don't usually hoover on holiday as its marble floors. The guest never requested their money back , if they did then the cancellation policy is before 60 days of arrival. The Villa is exactly as the photos , unfortunately if you come in the winter then the pool area doesn't look as inviting especially if you arrive in the rain. The season here is 1st May to end October. This was a 7 day booking with the guest booking into a hotel. Now it appears they went to another Villa? Come in the summer this Villa is fantastic and one of my best sellers .
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5

Beautiful home from home in Lapta

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Villa Harika and can't wait to go again. The view from the pool and balconies is breath taking and the owners have thought about everything you might need whilst staying - it really felt like a home from home. The villa is incredibly clean, the beds are very comfy and the pool is lovely. Thank you very much for our stay, we look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Harika villa for 2 weeks this summer. We had such a fantastic time. The villa had everything you needed. A home from home only with view to die for. The pool was lovely and the beach was 10 minutes away. Would definitely recommend it.😀😀😀👍👍👍

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A little peace of heaven........

  • 5 of 5

We've been visiting North Cyprus since the late 1990s and have rented villas all along the coastline both East and West of Kyrenia. Harika is without a doubt amongst the very best. The property listing is spot on and the photos give an idea of what's to come but it's not until you actually see the place for yourself do you realise what a special place this is. The views of the coastline from both balconies and the pool area are truly stunning. Harika wants for nothing. We hired a car which was waiting for us at the airport and we made the journey from Ercan to the villa in around 50 minutes courtesy of both mountain and Kyrenia by-pass routes. Keep an eye out for speed cameras and stick to the speed limits. Places to eat are in abundance and your never more than 5/10 minutes away from a supermarket.

Information and correspondence with the owner was perfect and we will most definitely holiday here again.

Kind regards........

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous villa

  • 5 of 5

I have just returned from Cyprus after spending 6 days in this villa, and I have to say that it is one of the most spectacular places we have ever stayed in.

The views from the villa are absolutely stunning, with uninterrupted views of the coast on one side and breathtaking views of the mountains on the other side, it is truly a visual feast.

The villa is located in a very peaceful and tranquil part of Lapta, but it is still within easy reach of the shops and restaurants.

The villa itself is absolutely gorgeous, it is really modern, impeccably clean, well equipped and really reasonably priced too. Everything we needed was provided to make our stay really relaxed and comfortable, they even provided a water cooler!

The owner of the property was reallly helpful and responded to my emails very promptly, he even provided us with detailed directions from Ercan airport to the villa which was really helpful as we hired a car.

I would definately recommend this villa to all my friends and family and do hope to return to this little slice of heaven sometime soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your generous comments. We have tried to make it a home from home for ourselves and our guests. It is good to know we are achieving our aim
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Ercan
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
The Legend of Troy
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
The Legend Of Troy
Nearest Beach
2.5 Kilometres
Cabin Beach
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

There are many sandy beaches along the coast of Northern Cyprus with the nearest only a 5 min drive away. The beautiful waters of the Mediterranean are perfect for swimming, water sports and diving. The Turtle conservation project can be visited during the summer months.

Travel:

There are daily flights from many UK airports to both Ercan. Larnaca and Paphos. Transfer from Ercan is 45 mins and from Larnaca 1 hour 20 minutes.

Distances:

Lapta is a 20 mins drive from Kyrenia and less than an hour from Lefkosa (Nicosia). The beautiful village of Bellapais with its Abbey and stunning views of Kyrenia is a 20 min drive as is the mountain castle (ruin) of St Hilarion.

Further Details:

Local shops provide all day to day requirements and well stocked supermarkets (with most UK brands) can be found on the main road to Kyrenia. Local restaurants serve local and European dishes. There is a VillageWine bar The Legend of Troy english owned within walking distance serving fine wines prosecco and platters. French, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine are all available. Casinos can be found locally and in Kyrenia. ATM's are available extensively throughout the island. English is widely spoken, you drive on the left and all you electrical appliances can be plugged into three pin UK sockets.

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Rates & Availability

Lapta Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
Mar 25 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$899
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,028
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$899
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2017/2018
Oct 28 2017 - Mar 23 2018
7 night minimum stay
$770
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Jun 29 2018
7 night minimum stay
$944
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Sep 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,080
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2018
Sep 29 2018 - Oct 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
$944
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018/2019
Oct 27 2018 - Mar 22 2019
7 night minimum stay
$809
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$809
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $323.4

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner for availability. A non-returnable 25% deposit is payable upon booking with the full balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival. In addition there is a £250.00 refundable bond per booking against breakages or damages. This bond is returned to you 14 days after your holiday provided no damage has occurred. Payment by bank transfer.
Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Extra days charged pro-rata to weekly rates. Arrival and departures times stated in booking conditions but agreement to suit flights of incoming and departing guests can sometimes be arranged.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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